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Paper w78-1988-79:
Conceptual modeling in architectural design

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Eastman C M

Conceptual modeling in architectural design

Abstract: This paper discusses conceptual design from the perspective of U.S. architectural practice. During the previous twenty years of computer-aided architectural design, the underlying paradigm has mimicked a paper-based technology. As a result, the computer has not significant- ly impacted conceptual design approaches. The future of design, however, is proposed to be in building modeling. A short review of building modeling is provided. Some prospects for conceptual design, based on building modeling and new technologies, are proposed



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